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Lead Software Engineer - Integration

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10087403 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Experiences Date posted Apr. 19, 2024

Job Summary:

Lead Software Engineer - Integration

Disney Vacation Club is in search of a Lead Software Engineer with extensive experience in integrating various systems and ecosystems. As a member of our team, you will play a crucial role in maintaining complex systems for a range of sales, contract, booking, and fulfillment systems.

Your responsibilities will include leading and assisting in the design, development, testing, and deployment of high-quality software solutions. You will use your strong communication skills to interact with technical, product, and business teams, gather new system requirements, and lead the delivery of innovative solutions.

As an Integration Software Engineer, you will actively engage with other project participants and contributors, both internally and externally. You will establish, promote and uphold development standards and best practices through mentorship as well as through reviewing and approving code. Your solutions will maintain the software’s internal architecture, reflect suitable debugging, and contribute to application code that meets the role’s standards and expectations: performance, security, accessibility, documentation, testability, and sustainability.


  • Provide technical guidance to resolve sustainment issues and advocate for best practices in their solutions.
  • Contribute to departmental technical strategy and planning for the application ecosystem.
  • Produce estimates for proposed solutions and review vendor estimates.
  • Gain and maintain a thorough understanding of our core systems and their interactions with upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Contribute to and review code, establish standards, and work with application teams to ensure product and design specifications are met.
  • Ensure platform performance, security, scalability, and resilience.
  • Work with business and technical infrastructure stakeholders to refine requirements and propose solutions to problems that span multiple teams.
  • Influence and contribute to departmental technical strategy and planning.
  • Mentor engineers on advanced technical issues
  • Document high-level designs (sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, class diagrams, Swagger).
  • Research, learn, and advocate for the adoption of new technologies and architectural patterns.
  • Implementation planning of multiple deployments with many steps / components / dependencies.
  • Lead cross-functional troubleshooting of complex production issues as needed.
  • Be available for a rotating on-call schedule.


  • Demonstrated expertise in the architecture and delivery of high-volume, cached, fault-tolerant, multi-threaded scalable systems.
  • Proficiency in designing APIs and building RESTful services.
  • Mastery in Java and experience with multiple open-source technologies like Spring, Tomcat.
  • Experience as a software engineer working on mid to large size modular software projects.
  • Expertise with the full lifecycle of application development, including best practices of unit testing, code reviews, documentation, etc.
  • Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins/Gitlab CICD and Docker.
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Can effectively articulate complex ideas and influence others through well-reasoned explanations.
  • Experience with both Agile Kanban and SCRUM Delivery.
  • Enjoy working in a team setting with engineers of varying experience.
  • Ability to work well with external partners and contractors.
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related work experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Single Page Application’s and Responsive Web Design.
  • Cross browser development experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, Angular and Sass CSS.
  • Front end code styling and unit testing like Lint, JSHint, Mocha, Jasmine, Karma.
  • Familiarity with AWS environments and/or technologies (e.g. S3, EC2, API Gateway, F5).
  • Knowledge and experience with securing front end applications.
  • Familiarity with web standards and protocols (HTTP, HTML, REST, XML, OAuth).

Technical Knowledge

  • Containers: Familiarity with Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Databases: Mongo, Maria, Aurora, SQL, Oracle
  • Clouds: Familiarity with AWS, Azure
  • Builds: Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, Jenkins
  • Monitoring and logging: Grafana, App Dynamics, Splunk, OpenTelemetry
  • Source Control: Git
  • Agile software development methodologies
  • Performance tuning
  • SDLC tools such as JIRA, GitHub/GitLab, Confluence, etc.
  • Identity and Access Management systems
  • User login services such as authentication / authorization solutions etc.
  • Sensitive data handling such as GDPR, PCI and PII, Safe Harbor


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or a comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience.

About Disney Experiences:

Disney Experiences brings the magic of Disney stories and franchises to life through theme parks, resorts, cruise ships, unique vacation experiences, products and more around the world. Disney shines in the travel industry with six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia; a top-rated cruise line; a popular vacation ownership program; and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Plus, Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business; the world's largest children's publishing brands; one of the world's largest licensors of games across all platforms; and Disney store locations around the world and on the web.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Experiences.

Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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